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Aug 04, 2017
CAG report on Food Corporation reveals loaders' use of proxy labour to earn lakhs continues unabatedCAG report says FCI unnecessarily spent Rs 237.65 cr due to non-rationalisation of labour, deployment of costlier labour at depots and non-pooling of labour
Jul 15, 2016
Kashmir Unrest: Food ministry to distribute advance three-month rationsIn the wake of "acute food shortage" in violence-hit Jammu and Kashmir, the Union Food Ministry on Friday assured the state authorities that it will provide advance three-month rations for public distribution in the valley.
Jul 11, 2016
Lakhpati loaders no more: FCI to deploy contract workers to trim wage billAs of now, the corporation spends Rs 1800 crore annually on departmental workers alone
Feb 18, 2015
Food ministry not keen to cut subsidy after BJP rout in Delhi pollsThe eight-member panel -- which was set up in August 2014 under the chairmanship of BJP MP Shanta Kumar to recommend a complete overhaul of FCI -- had submitted its report last month.
Feb 05, 2015
Root of corruption at FCI is procurement, but revamp panel’s suggestion is no solutionThe panel's suggestions are major reforms; it is unlikely that the report will get implemented in a jiffy
Jan 24, 2015
Surprise: Thanks to 'labour gangs', some FCI loaders earn Rs 4 lakh per monthSo, how do these labourers earn more than double of what the FCI chairman-cum-managing director gets? It's the faulty system that is leading such abuse of government funds.
Jan 24, 2015
Corruption in FCI is frightening; revamp report addresses root causes: Shanta KumarProblems will be there, but someone will have to start from somewhere, says Kumar who headed the panel on restructuring Food Corporation of India
Jan 23, 2015
Revamping Food Corp: Panel wants Food Security Act changed but will BJP bite the bullet?The report of the High Level Committee on Reorienting the Role and Restructuring of Food Corporation of India submitted to the Prime Minister on Wednesday, makes a slew of suggestions.
Sep 08, 2014
Govt directs Food Corporation of India to provide PDS grains to flood-hit KashmirThe government directed Food Corporation of India (FCI) to ensure adequate and timely supply of PDS foodgrains to flood-hit people in Jammu and Kashmir.
Sep 03, 2014
100 days of Modi govt: It's been fully thanda on the economic frontModi government has absolute majority on its own and it can use this opportunity to push through economic reforms, which will be beneficial for India in the days and years to come.